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BHP donates $6,700 to local literacy group

BHP has awarded Literacy Action of Central Arkansas a $6,700 donation to support literacy programming in Faulkner County.  By Log Cabin Democrat Aaran Mattson, Literacy Action’s Faulkner County program coordinator, and her student use the program’s current equipment to work on literac
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Help Inspire New #ARreaders!

Characters like Scout Finch, places like Narnia and Middle Earth, and stories about proud, prejudiced lovers have inspired us for years. However, in central Arkansas, over 145,000 adults do not have the literacy skills they need to fill out a job application or read a prescription lab
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Congratulations to the Shine a Light Award Winners!

Student and Tutor of the Year Award Winners We had a great time on September 29th honoring our students and tutors at Shine a Light on Literacy. We were pleased to present our Student of the Year Award to Christina Cook. Christina worked incredibly hard this year to make huge strides
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“Free to Read” – Literacy Action in the News!

A wonderful story of continued success about our partner program with the women of Westover Hills Presbyterian at the Pulaski County Regional Detention Center! Here’s just a snippet of the article written by Rachel Herzog from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Four inmates attended
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Tour de Toad/Iron Toad takes off in May 2017!

The 10th Annual Tour de Toad takes off on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. (10:00 a.m. registration) from the Conway Municipal Airport. An official event of Toad Suck Daze, Tour de Toad raises funds to increase adult literacy in central Arkansas, while encouraging a healthy lifest
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January is Adult Literacy Month in Arkansas!

Governor Hutchinson Brings Awareness to Adult Literacy in Central Arkansas January is Proclaimed as Adult Literacy Month! Little Rock, January 5, 2016 – It is critical that January has been proclaimed Adult Literacy Month for Arkansas, in order to raise awareness about this ofte
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Shine a Light on Literacy was a Glittering Success!

Shine The Light on Literacy
7th Annual Shine a  Light on Literacy A night of glittering entertainment, benefiting Literacy Action of Central Arkansas The 7th Annual Shine a Light on Literacy, presented by Legacy Termite, raised over $30,000 for Literacy Action of Central Arkansas! We are so THANKFUL to all those
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Tour de Toad & Iron Toad are Set for Spring 2016!

Tour de Toad & Iron Toad are set for Spring 2016! The 9th Annual Tour de Toad takes off on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at 12:00 p.m. from the Conway High School Field House. Check-in and registration starts at 11:00 am. We will have early check-in the night before at The Ride in Conway
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